Tag Archives: Canadian presence in Afghanistan

Stay in Afghanistan: Senate committee

The Senate Standing Committee on National Security and Defence has recommended that Canada remain in Afghanistan following the scheduled end of the mission in Kandahar (“Senate committee endorses continued military training mission in Afghanistan,” Canadian Press, 22 June 2010). The committee, chaired by Conservative Senator Pamela Wallin and composed entirely of Conservative and Liberal Senators […]

Harper on Canada's role in Afghanistan post-2011

In an interview with the Canwest News Service a few days ago, Prime Minister Stephen Harper made some of his most definitive statements to date on the future of the Canadian presence in Afghanistan. He pledged that Canada would continue to maintain humanitarian and development missions in the country but stated that “we will not […]